ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53375
Last updated: 29 May 2016
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Narrative:Mission-Düsseldorf. Took off from RAF Waterbeach. Shot down by night-fighter. Both survivors were wounded. Sgt Harley being the most seriously hurt with shrapnel embedded in his back. Those who died are buried in Uden War Cemetery.
|Type:||Vickers Wellington IC|
|Owner/operator:||99 Squadron Royal Air Force |
|C/n / msn:|| LN-?|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Departure airport:||RAF Waterbeach|
|Destination airport:||RAF Waterbeach|
Sgt J A Barron +
Sgt W W Hall pow
Sgt D H Harley pow
Sgt J A S Reid +
Sgt A E Hibbin +
Sgt J Beattie +
In 1989 Sgt Hall wrote a brief report of this action, followed by an account of his time spent as a prisoner of war. His book was published by Merlin books Limited under the title, Flyer's Tale.
Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War 1941 Page 64.
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